Dog Friendly Activities in Key West, FL

There are 30 dog friendly activities in Key West. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Key West.

Pet Friendly Lazy Dog Adventures
Lazy Dog Adventures Lazy Dog Adventures offers a couple of different pet-friendly excursion. The first is a regular rental, which includes a kayak with your pooch across the channel and down the canal. There are plenty of birds and coconuts floating by along the way to keep your dog entertained. Option two is the doggie paddle. Several people take their dogs in the kayaks to a sandbar together. It's like a private island dog park, so your dog will be tuckered out for the rest of the day by the time you make it back to the marina. Lazy dog is located on Stock Island, the first island north of Key West, at mile marker 4. The two-hour guided tour runs daily at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m and is $50 per person. Dogs paddle for free. Half day kayak rentals are $25 and full day rentals are $45. See Details
Pet Friendly Key West Dog Beach
Key West Dog Beach Dogs will have some fun in the sun here, but be sure to keep a close eye on your pup, as this is a rocky beach. After getting a little exercise on the beach, head over to Louie's Backyard, which is located next door to the Dog Beach and is a pet-friendly place to grab a refreshing beverage. See Details
Higgs Beach Dog Park Bring your pet to run and play off-leash at this fenced Key West dog park, which includes a separate area for small pets, grassy open spaces, shade and benches. See Details
Captain Sheri's Wild About Dolphins Captain Sheri's Wild About Dolphins offers dog-friendly eco-charter tours to the dolphin playground in the waters by Key West for snorkeling and dolphin-viewing. This four-hour trip is extremely pet friendly, and the captain's Golden Retriever joins most trips. See Details
Walk Through Key West Tales 'Walk Through Key West Tales' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Svetlana. Start your tour off at Mallory Square and learn its history as a busy seaport 200 years ago. Then, take in sights such as Truman's White House, Earnest Hemingway House and Key West Lighthouse. Off the beaten path, you and your pooch will get a glimpse of Bahama Village, a church founded by a freed slave. Finish the tour at Captain Tony's saloon. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 10 and up. Dog friendly Rates start at $50 per person. See Details
Fort Zachary Taylor State Park Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome on the trails and at the picnic area of Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. Dogs are not allowed at the fort, on the beaches or on the cafe deck. They may not be left unattended at any time. See Details
Key West Aquarium You and your well-behaved, leashed pup are sure to enjoy a trip to the Key West Aquarium. Originally built by the WPA, this historic attraction includes a touch tank, jellyfish exhibit, alligator exhibit, shark feedings, tours and more. Dogs are welcome throughout the aquarium, but must be leashed at all times. Unruly or disruptive pets may be asked to leave. See Details
Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum Visit the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum to get a feel for the iconic author's life beyond his writing. Well-behaved, leashed pets are welcome to join you on a tour as long as they are easily carried throughout the home. See Details
Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden Bring Fido the to the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Gardens and explore the beautiful and peaceful trails with your furry best friend. You'll enjoy butterflies, birds, plants, flowers, a tropic forest, and the last two remaining freshwater ponds in the Florida Keys. Just keep your pup on a leash and clean up after him while you enjoy the forest and gardens. See Details
Mangrove Maze Tour 'Mangrove Maze Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Lauren. Follow your host west to Cow Key Channel into the Center of Key West by kayak and learn how to navigate the Mangrove Mazes into the salt ponds. Dogs are welcome, but you need to remember to bring your own canine life jacket. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 10 and up. Rates start at $65 per person. See Details
Catman Key West Call ahead to find out about any temporary restrictions due to COVID-19. Dominique LeFort and his team of cats perform comedy routines on the Westin Dock each night. The first show begins an hour before sunset and the second is right after sunset. There is an occasional third mini-show. You'll find him adjacent to Mallory Square on the Westin Pier. See Details
Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden Enjoy talking, laughing and dancing with parrots! Nancy presents "Parrot 101" everyday at 10:00 am. Leashed, well-behaved pets are welcome. See Details
Stock Island Marina Village Looking for a pet-friendly marina in Key West? Stock Island Marina Village is the only Key West marina to offer boaters and their furry first mate access to a beautiful, green dog park, just a few steps from the boat. With separate sides for use, the park is designed to accommodate both small and large dogs. Help your dog stretch their legs by bringing your own tennis ball or Frisbee. Water bowls and bags to help with clean-up covered, while owners can sit back and relax on one of the many benches throughout the park or under the shade of the trees. See Details
Hindu Charters Hindu Charters is a family-owned, local business based in Key West, Florida offering daily sailing excursions aboard the Hindu, the oldest, most historic wooden schooner in the Keys. Pets are welcome. See Details
Dolphin Safari Charters Watch dolphins romp and play, and snorkel alongside them as they glide through crystal blue waters. Hundreds of dolphins call the waters off Key West home, so share the experience of seeing these beautiful marine mammals in their natural habitat. Six passengers are allowed per tour and trips depart daily from Banana Bay Resort Marina. Dogs are welcome on the boat, so don't hesitate to bring your furry friend along for the ride. See Details
Sunset on the Gulf Tour 'Sunset on the Gulf Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Emily and Lauren. Join your hosts in the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico and learn to kayak, paddle, and enjoy the waters like a pro. Sit back and enjoy the paddle. Dogs are welcome and owners should bring their own canine life jackets. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 10 guests ages 6 and up. Rates start at $55 per person. See Details
Hire a Boat/Captain Sunset-Ecco-Harbor 'Hire a Boat/Captain Sunset-Ecco-Harbor' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Mike. Enjoy a tour around Key West with your pooch. You'll indulge in crabbing and see the sights with your experienced captain. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 4 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $299 per person. See Details
Meridian Charters Meridian Charters offer custom boat charters ranging from two to eight horus for up to six people and your dog. Private charters can include fishing, snorkeling, lobster hunting, harbour tours, and sunset viewing in any combination. Bring Fido and enjoy a day on the water with Meridian Charters. See Details
Easy Day Charters Capt. Tom's legendary Easy Day Charters allows you to design a one-of-a-kind getaway -- Leave the crowds behind and disappear into the calm waters surrounding Key West. You choose the activities that interest you! The charters are dog-friendly. See Details
Wild About Dolphins Observe and learn about wild dolphins in their natural habitat on a guided boat tour of Key West's dolphin playground. Well-behaved dogs are welcome aboard. Call for rates and tour schedule. See Details
Exploring Our Unique Island Effortless 'Exploring Our Unique Island Effortless' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rejane. This is a bike or golf cart tour so your pooch will need to fit inside a carrier (your own) that can be easily held on you while on this experience. You and Fido will get a guided tour around Key West from a local and learn about the area, hurricane season, the area's top industries, botanical and tropical plants, and more. See historic landmarks and visit popular tourist spots and beaches. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 7 guests ages 18 and up. Rates start at $125 per person. See Details
Private Historic Walking Tour 'Private Historic Walking Tour' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Rejane. You and your pooch will take a private, guided walking tour of Key West. See Flagler Station, the historic seaport where you will learn about the different industries in Key West before the tourism industry, see Duval Street and stop by the famous Sloppy Joe and Captain Tony's first bar, discover Mallory Square and hear more stories about Sunset and Christmas Tree Island, see the Art Deco Strand Structure and other famous historic buildings and church. The experience lasts 2.5 hours and can accommodate up to 8 guests ages 18 and up. Guests should be comfortable walking in the hot and humid weather during the summer months. Rates start at $60 per person. See Details
Sunset Sail Key West Sunset Sail Key West is a family-run business that provides private sailing charters on a fleet of classic sailboats in Key West, Florida. Since the company's trips are private charter only, they are all dog friendly! The sailboat in Key West has a large and comfortable cockpit that makes for a very safe place for young kids or pets. Sunset Sail even has their own "mascot" that sails with them very often- her name is Leilani and she is a Red haired toy poodle, the guests love her! Sailing trips for up to 6 people start at $295 for a 90-minute harbor day sail and $395 for the sunset sail. See Details
Soul Shine Adventures Soul Shine Adventures is pet-friendly. Experience Key West like a local, from a local. Each of their private charters is fully customizable, so you don't have to commit to just one activity, you can design your own! Pick and choose from specialities like Dolphin Watch, Snorkeling, Fishing, Sunset Cruise, Sandbar Hopping and Custom Charters. All of their private charters are pet-friendly. See Details